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Scotland needs own division of the European Unified Patent Court to protect researchers and innovators, says legal expert

Scotland should have its own division of the planned European Unified Patent Court (UPC), a legal expert has said, after the European Parliament backed proposals to complete the legal framework for a Europe-wide unitary patent. 24 Apr 2014

English courts will not generally interfere with court proceedings in Brussels Regulation member states, expert says

A recent High Court decision shows that courts in England will not usually interfere with litigation taking place in other countries that are signatories to the Brussels Regulation, an expert has said. 27 Mar 2014

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Delay to the operation of new unified patent court

A new court system that is being set up to handle disputes about unitary patents may not be operational until 2016, the group established to deliver the new system has said. 24 Mar 2014

Stan James wins latest battle over alleged infringement of football match data rights

Football authorities in England and Scotland have lost the latest round of a legal battle with a gambling operator over the alleged infringement of their intellectual property rights. 20 Mar 2014

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